Useful links for parents and teachers.


Read, Write, Think– Create Trump Cards, Poems, Letters plus many more
Storyberries – Online Books 
Storyline Online – Movie Stars reading book
EPIC! – Digital library for kids under 12
Phonics Websites and Apps
Starfall – English Language Development focusing on Literacy
Literactive – reading and phonics for early years pupils
International Children’s Digital Library
British Council – Learn English Kids – literacy activities
ICT Games – literacy games
NY Library “On-Lion” for Kids
Cbeebies – activities for early learning years
Writing Fun – interactive writing website
Rivet – reading practice
Oxford Owl – reading practice
Alphablocks Phonics 
Soundcloud – Lots of free audio books
TYPING   Free online typing tutoring site without frills Nessy Fingers have a free log in for a few weeks like Twinkl for Covid 19

CODING   Level coding games   Leveled coding games for all ages of children and interests Run Marco, Kodable and Star Wars are particularly good

TG4 – Cúla 4 – programmes, competitions and gallery / cláracha, comórtas agus gailearaí 
Focal – online Irish dictionary / foclóir Gaeilge ar líne Interactive Irish site  Interactive Irish stories
Maths Week Ireland – International Day of Mathematics (Pi Day 3.14) 14th March 2020 – Lots of free resources and games
Maths is Fun – basic Maths skills
Cool Math 4 Kids – wide range of activities for all ages
ICT Games – numeracy games
IXL Maths – activities for JI to 6th under all Maths areas
Teaching Tables – interactive website dedicated to tables
Sums Online – numeracy activities ​
Ask About Ireland – facts about Ireland, readings from museums
Irish History Links – dedicated Irish History website
National Museum of Ireland

National Geographic Kids– resources for natural environment
Kids Geo – information on a wide range of Geography topics
DLTK Kids – countries and culture activities
Fact Monster – see world facts section & areas such as Science & Maths also

Dabbledoo Music – fun and easy music lessons
Classics for kids – classical music website for children
Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – orchestra instruments
San Francisco Symphony Kids – instruments & make your own music
Sphinx Kids– learn about the orchestra &  play interactive games
The Karaoke Channel – songs to sing along to – sing along Christmas carols
Science Foundation Ireland
WOW Science – excellent free activities, experiments, games and videos
Primary Science – interactive activities based on curricular areas
Science Kids – Science and Technology for kids
Science Bob – fun interactive experiments
Mooney goes wild – resources for mammals, insects and birds
NASA – information on Solar System with child friendly student section 
Science Experiments Around the Home​​

Will Sliney – Drawing Challenge on Twitter and How to Draw videos on youtube
Google Arts and Culture – Have a look around Artistic landmarks including famous Art Gallerys
I am an artist – visual arts initiative aimed at primary school children
Art Attack – creative ideas and activities for children
Kinder Art – art and craft ideas for children of all ages
Incredible Art – ideas for Art activities 
National Gallery of Ireland – National Art Gallery website
NGA Kids – excellent resource for Visual Arts for children